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Battleship!!!

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In Robert Farley
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On May 31, 2017
Foxtrot Alpha asked me for some thoughts about a future Large Surface Combatant, or “battleship:” The U.S. stopped building battleships in the 1940s. Aircraft, submarines, and missiles, able to strike more securely and at greater distance than the guns of a battleship, rendered the type obsolete. Nevertheless, over the years various analysts have proposed a […]
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I hope the old man bought Harvard an international space station: But the juxtaposition between his biggest hurdle arriving on the heels of his first measurable success in the White House isn’t new to Kushner. In his former office at 666 Fifth Avenue, the headquarters of his family real estate company, Kushner kept a framed […]

Sue the Sweatshops

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On May 30, 2017

Canada slightly improves in my esteem after its ketchup-related crimes by moving in a very positive direction on holding its corporations accountable for sweatshop labor overseas. Many countries do no

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Thanks to Dan Kois of Slate I now have an answer I can submit to Mike Kinsley’s ongoing “Say Something Nice About Donald Trump” contest. (BTW WTF NYT?) The Washington Post’s Ashley Parker has a comprehensive story about Donald Trump’s “snubs and slights,” which somehow spins one of the few truly admirable qualities of Donald […]
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